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The third of the Three Peaks, done a short circular from Ribblehead and then back along paths from Broadrake. Beautifully sunny, but strong chilling wind and scudding cloud cover on the top made for an interesting day.

Walk Details

Date: 2012-07-15

Start: Ribblehead    Finish: Ribblehead

Distance: 8.0 mls, 12.87 km

Height Gain: 1700 ft, 518.2 m

Start Time: 07:45    End Time: 11:20

Duration: 03:35

Ave Speed: 2.2 mph

Region: Yorkshire Dales

Route Description: Ribblehead, Bleamoor Sidings, Smithy Hill, Whernside, Broadrake, Ivescar, Gunnerfleet Farm, Ribblehead Viaduct, Ribblehead

Parking Grid Ref: SD 76574 79304

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Walking with: Martin Free, Matthew King

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Hills on this Walk

2779 - Whernside (2415 ft)

Trig Points on this Walk

TP0702 - Little Whernside (Damaged condition)

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Walk Name: Ingleborough & Pen-y-Ghent

Date: 2012-07-14
Distance: 15.7 mls, 25.27 km
Height Gain: 3500 ft, 1066.8 m

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Walk Name: Skiddaw

Date: 2012-07-21
Distance: 10.2 mls, 16.42 km
Height Gain: 3300 ft, 1005.8 m